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Sam Hopkins, Vertebrate Paleontologist

Sam Hopkins, Vertebrate Paleontologist

Undergraduate education: B.S. Biology and Geology, University of Tennesee, Knoxville – 1999
Graduate education: Ph.D., Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley – 2005
Current position: Assistant Professor of Geology, Clarks Honors College, University of Oregon; Curator, Museum of Natural and Cultural History, University of Oregon

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PaleoProfiles: Theodore Fremd

Theodore Fremd, Vertebrate Paleontologist

Theodore Fremd, Vertebrate Paleontologist

Undergraduate education: Colorado State University, 1970–1972; University of Alberta, 1974–1979. Honors in Geology and Zoology Programme; B.Sc., Zoology, Vertebrate Paleontology Lab
Postgraduate education: “Federal Equivalent to Ph.D.” for Professional Experience, per US OPM Section IV-A, 1997 [… but an earned Ph.D. was not completed. I do not recommend this route — finish your education!]
Current position: Museum Curator (Paleontologist); Chief Paleontologist, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument; Science Advisor, Pacific West Region, U.S. National Park Service

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